Special Education

Educational Web Sites

"I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed,
they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!" - David Vitter 

Choose a subject area:
Math | Science | Social Studies | ELA | Art | Games | Music | Spanish | Sign Language

Mathematics

Concepts are the substance of mathematical knowledge - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Image of a human head open at the top with numbers and math operation signs floating above      Numbers      Operation signs        adding

  1. A Plus Math - Addition Bingo, Play Planet Buster, and more
    http://www.aplusmath.com/Games/
  2. Apple 4 the Teacher - Interactive Counting, Tangrams, and more
    http://www.apples4theteacher.com/
  3. Calculators - all types of math calculators, i.e. talking calculator, converting decimals, reciped measurements, map scales, angles, etc.
    http://www.mortgagecalculator.net/math-calculators/
  4. Fun Brain - Play Math Baseball
    http://www.funbrain.com/math/index.html
  5. Kids Numbers - math games: Number Drop Game, Turkey Terminator Math Game, Fish in Lake Mathatobie
    http://www.kidsnumbers.com/
  6. Math Playground - Place Value puzzler, word problems, Math Videos, and more
    http://www.mathplayground.com/
  7. Math Year 2000 - Practice your addition, multiplicationfacts, etc., and coloring game!
    http://www.mathsyear2000.org/

Measurement            tanggrams            Shapes

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Science
All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.  ~ Martin H. Fischer

An open book about science             child dressed up like a scientist             lightning

  1. Amazing Science - Explore Science: space views through the Hubble Telescope
    http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/
     
  2. Animal Sound Clips - Explore the sounds of animals provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    http://www.fws.gov/video/sound.htm
  3. Kids Astronomy - Interactive Solar System
    http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm
  4. Kids Dinosaurs - Classify Dinosaurs
    http://www.kidsdinos.com/dinosaur-games/dinosaur-classify.php
  5. Kids Geography - Identify Rock Types Game
    http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-games/rocks-game.php
  6. Kids Guide to the Music of Animals - Check out resources about animals and the many sounds and music that they make
    http://www.musicproductionschools.net/resources/kids-guide-to-the-music-of-animals/
  7. Kids Know it - Interactive eduational movies about planets, human body, food chains, DNA, hurricanes, lightening, etc
    http://www.kidsknowit.com/interactive-educational-movies/free-online-movies.php?movie=DNA
  8. Peep into the Big Wide World
    http://www.peepandthebigwideworld.com/activities/
  9. Perkins science site - Physical and life sciences: teaching concepts to blind and visually impaired
    http://www.perkins.org/resources/curricular/accessible-science/
  10. Polymer Search - Experiments such as ways to use Plastic bottles with science experiments
    http://www.polymer-search.com/covalent/kid-safe-experiments.html
  11. Try Science - Science games, experiments, and activities for elementary curriculum concepts
    http://www.tryscience.org/
  12. Windows Into Wonderland - Science related e-trips in Yellowstone National Park
    http://www.windowsintowonderland.org/
  13. Weather Wiz Kids - Track real-time weather, play weather related games, and learn about different weather phenomena
    http://www.weatherwizkids.com

weather          magnifier         food chain

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Social Studies
Image of two children holding a globe of the world raised above their heads               globe               map

  1. Cyber School bus - Play Flay Tag
    http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org/flagtag/frm_ft_intro.asp?score=0&screen_height=1024
  2. Kids Geography - Geography Games
    http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/index.php
  3. Kids Past - History Games
    http://www.kidspast.com/history-games/index.php
  4. Harcourt School - Create a map
    http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/mapmaker/mapmaker.html
  5. Memory Logic- This site allows you to search American History by topic, year, etc.
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
  6. Place the state
    http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html
  7. Quiz Hub - Test your knowledge on the United States of America!
    http://quizhub.com/quiz/f-capitals.cfm
  8. Science and Social Studies Video Clips
    http://www.amnh.org/
  9. Social Studies for Kids - Study many different cultures, world history
    http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com
  10. The History Channel - online history website
    http://www.history.com/

Neighborhood            Children of all nationalities holding hands and cirlcing the world

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ELA
stacked books            Letter A in a circle

  1. ABC Teach - Resources for core subject for all levels; lesson plans, learning centers and theme units
    www.abcteach.com
  2. Britannica ebooks - Vocabulary and many ebooks for students to listen to
    http://ebooks.eb.com/
  3. Enchanted Learning - Educational web site with activities and games to capture the imagination
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/home.html
  4. KOL Jr. - Listen to one of the "Arthur" stories by Marc Brown
    http://kids.aol.com/KOL/2/koljrstories/archive/arthur-stories 
  5. ASL Signed Stories - choose from various genres of stories with pictures, ASL signs,and text!
    http://www.signedstories.com/page/index.cfm
  6. Kids Spell - Spelling Games
    http://www.kidsspell.com/
  7. Kiddie Records
    http://www.kiddierecords.com/
  8. Magic Tree House Official Website Interactive Activities
    http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/magictreehouse/books.html
  9. Online Children’s Dictionary
    http://kids.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/english
  10. PBS Kids
    http://pbskids.org/
  11. Rockford’s Rock Opera - listening selections with highlighted text and many sound effects!
    http://www.rockfordsrockopera.com/readalong/chapter1/?gclid=CNjF9I_9_qACFZdM5Qod8lSNvg
  12. Scholastic
    http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/index.jsp
  13. Speak-A-Boos - Children's stories, songs, games, and educational activities
    http://www.speakaboos.com/
  14. Spin and Spell Game
    http://www.spinandspell.com/
  15. Story Place - Interactive stories that are available in English and Spanish
    http://www.storyplace.org/
  16. Storyline Online - a variety of stories students can access online
    http://www.storylineonline.net/
  17. Super Teacher Worksheets - Mini-books, worksheets/activities, and more for PreK - 5th Grade
    http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/
  18. Teacher’s Helper - Themes, holidays, worksheets and pintable materials, lesson plans, etc
    http://www.theeducationcenter.com/cgi-bin/tec/magazine.jsp?NAME=Teacher's_Helper_Homepage
  19. Teacher’s Mailbox - Numerous lesson plan ideas, holidays, activity sheets, lesson plans
    http://www.theeducationcenter.com/
  20. Teacher Vision - Grade level lesson plans by subject matter, themes, printable materials, etc
    http://www.teachervision.fen.com/
  21. Write Express - Online Rhyming Dictionary
    http://www.writeexpress.com/online2.html

image of hands reading braille           Children sitting in a circle reading books


Art
Crayons            Children coloring

  1. Arts Connected - Explore the tools that artists use and watch an artist in action!
    http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html
  2. All Free Crafts - Craft Ideas for Children
    http://www.allfreecrafts.com/kids/index.shtml
  3. Crayola - Coloring pages, Card Maker and certificate maker
    http://www.crayola.com/
  4. Destination Modern Art - Interactive travel through museums to learn about modern art!
    http://www.moma.org/interactives/destination/#
  5. Dress Up Who - Painting games
    http://www.dressupwho.com/categories/12/painting.html
  6. Edu Web - The case of Grandpa’s Painting (An Art History Lesson)
    http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/
  7. Metropolitan Museum of Art - Explore and learn through this interactive webpage
    http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/artists.asp
  8. Princetonol - Learn how to draw cartoons
    http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/bell/cartoon_lessons.html
  9. Up to Ten - Color pictures online! 
    http://www.uptoten.com/kids/coloringpage-mainindex.html

Flowers made out of clay            A pallette with different colors of paint


Music
Music notes            Children playing instruments in a band

A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence.  ~Leopold Stokowski /p>

  1. Music Mixer - National Geographic link that lets you mix your own music.
    http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/music-mixer/
  2. Music Resources - Learn about types of music and instruments
    http://www.musicproductionschools.net/resources/
  3. Net Rover - Listen to music, learn to play instrucments, mix and compose your own music
    http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/
  4. Play Music - Learn about different types of instruments and listen to the sound they make.
    http://www.musicproductionschools.net/resources/resource-for-learning-and-playing-musical-instruments/
  5. Sphinx Kids - Learn about many kinds of instruments
    http://www.sphinxkids.org/
  6. SFS Kids - Play instruments online!
    http://www.sfskids.org/templates/home.asp?pageid=1

colorful piano keys            teacher playing a guitar


Games

  1. ABC Toon Center - Choose an interactive game
    http://www.abctooncenter.com/
  2. Fun Brain - Chooses a game at the playground
    http://www.funbrain.com/
  3. Kiddie Records Weekly - Hundreds of commercially available children’s songs, stories, cartoons, rhymes, fairy tales, etc., from the 1940’s and 1950’s.
    http://www.kiddierecords.com/
  4. Kids Carnival - This website has games, mazes, puzzles, and more fun for preschoolers and early elementary students
    http://www.kidscarnival.com/
  5. Lil Fingers - Read a story, play a game, color a page, make a card, and tell time  
    http://www.lil-fingers.com/
  6. Math Play Ground - Logic puzzles
    http://www.mathplayground.com/

Spanish

  1. My Spanish Dictionary -
    http://www.my-spanish-dictionary.com/spanish/a.html
  2. Learn 4 Good - Video Spanish Dictionary for Children
    http://www.learn4good.com/kids/learning_spanish_online/free_lessons_for_children.htm
  3. 123 Teach Me - Spanish Letter Sounds, memory games, Videos, and spanish speaking countries
    http://www.123teachme.com/learn_spanish/spanish_games_for_children

American Sign Language
Signing          the sign for numbers

  1. Apples 4 the Teacher - Fingerspelling translation
    http://www.apples4theteacher.com/translate.html
  2. ASL Pro - ASL Video Dictionary
    http://www.aslpro.com/cgi-bin/aslpro/aslpro.cgi
  3. Deaf Resources - Fingerspelling game
    http://deafresources.com/fingerspelling_game.php
  4. Discover Technology - Fingerspelling puzzle
    http://discovertechnology.com/GameP/American-Sign-Language-Fingerspelling-Puzzle-Letter-A.htm
  5. Kiddie Games - ASL interactive Games
    http://www.kiddiesgames.com/en/sign_language_games.php
  6. Label and learn - learn to sign with an animated monkey -
    http://www.labelandlearn.com/signgamecolor.swf
  7. PBS.org - Play an interactive game with KOKO -
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/fun/game_flash.html

An image of a person signing Finished

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Last Updated: December 14, 2012